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The Wasp That Brainwashed the Caterpillar

ebook / ISBN-13: 9781472242020

Price: £10.99

ON SALE: 25th October 2016

Genre: Mathematics & Science

For fans of WHAT IF? and NEW SCIENTIST comes this brilliantly funny and informative look at the stranger side of evolution.

Featuring:

The Zombie ants mind-controlled by a fungus

Beautiful salamanders that can regenerate any part of their bodies, including their brains

The mantis shrimp, which fires its club-like appendage so fast that the surrounding water becomes as hot as the surface of the sun


The Antechinus, whose runaway testosterone levels cause them to have so much sex during their three-week mating season that they bleed internally, go blind, and drop dead…


Featuring quirky illustrations and the signature blend of science smarts and humour that make Matt Simon’s Wired column so entertaining, this is an ideal stocking-filler for every popular science aficionado…